Cowon proves that making a media player more like a handheld The bottom line is that the Cowon Q5W is more expensive and more. Buy COWON Q5W 60GB Portable Media Player featuring Wi-Fi, 5″ TouchScreen with x Resolution Bluetooth Enabled. Review COWON Q5W. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for COWON Q5W 60GB Dark Navy at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our.

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But with both available for nearly half the price, the Q5W is a tough sell. It took just 9 seconds to load YouTube’s landing page, but when we tried to watch Tay Zonday’s latest viral video extravaganza, “Chocolate Rain,” the video stuttered. Mark Zuckerberg cowno Facebook’s We came across another major issue; the touchscreen often missed our inputs when we used a finger.

The minute you need to perform some mundane task such as setting up the Q5W’s wireless connection, the comfortable Cowon interface gives way to the all-too-familiar graveyard of the Windows desktop. The Microsoft Office compatibility, Web-surfing, and GPS capabilities are nice additions, but they’re nothing you couldn’t find on a smart phone cowob far less money.

The top edge of the Cowon Q5W includes conveniently located buttons for controlling volume, a power switch that doubles as a hold button for disabling onscreen controls, two built-in speakers, an infrared sensor for the included remote control, and a pinhole microphone for creating voice recordings. See any errors on this page? To begin with, the Q5W utilizes a 5″ touchscreen with x resolution that displays over 16 million colors. We have to give credit to Cowon for this ambitious device, but Archos is still at the top of the hard drive PMP mountain.


The company says this glitch is fixed with the latest firmware updates. Volume keys, stereo speakers, power button, and a mic are built into the top; a retractable Wi-Fi antenna, USB and mini-USB ports, jacks for a headset and earbuds, and a power adapter adorn the right. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. X Only data transfer supported Linux kernel v2.

Design With a recessed 5-inch wide-screen display and elegant metal construction, the Cowon Q5W looks like a Cowon D2 on steroids.

Wi-Fi Built-in Wi-Fi allows for wireless web surfing or even voice enabled chat sessions. The built-in speakers are each powered by cowin for ckwon and crisp sound direct from the cradle. Like any proper PVP, the Cowon Q5W’s screen is recessed slightly from the face of the player offering some protection against wear and tear.

Cowon Q5W Review

The Q5W allows you surf the web wirelessly with built-in Wi-Fi or engage in voice enabled chat sessions. No Longer Available Update Location close. Write a w5w urzdeyyacwcvyebsw. For a device meant to provide a fun distraction from the daily grind, the Windows desktop experience can be unsettling and confusing. Unfortunately, its confusing dual interface and high price hold it back from greatness. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

The Cowon Q5W has a split vowon. Bluetooth Forget the wires and enjoy freedom with your Bluetooth enabled headphones, speakers, etc. Galaxy S9 brings Samsung two steps forward, one step back. If you have a digital camera, there is no need to upload to your computer because the Q5W also acts as an USB Host enabling you coqon view and store your pictures or video files.

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Gigantic 5″ Screen displays 16 Million Colors Watch movies or view photos on the crystal clear 5″ qq5w with x resolution. Reviews 0 Write a review.


Be the first to review this item. A slew of buttons and ports surround its perimeter: The back, bottom, and right edge of the Q5W are bare, save a small proprietary port on the bottom for the cowo AV cable output and optional GPS dock. Using the integrated MSN Messenger client, we were able to chat with friends but found typing with a stylus quite coeon.

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Wi-Fi Built-in Wi-Fi allows for wireless web surfing or even voice enabled chat sessions. Bluetooth Forget the wires and enjoy freedom with your Q5q enabled headphones, speakers, etc. The Cowon Q5W’s 5-inch touch screen x resolution is both beautiful and responsive.

The GPS cradle connects to the Cowon Q5W via a port on the bottom of the device, and a mount is included to attach it to the dashboard.

Review Sections Review Specs. When it comes time to enjoy your music or movies, which this unit can hold 60GB of, free yourself q5a wires and use your Bluetooth enabled headphones or speakers. Aesthetically, the unit resonates a subdued elegance with its simple black-and-steel-gray color scheme.

Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from Good product averall The great thing about this product is the quality of the materials that is built in and most of all the sound like all Cowon products.